Learning Express Web Application Development

Features Includes:
  • Self-paced with Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App

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Build powerful and modern web apps that run smoothly on the webserver with ExpressJS.

This course will guide you through building a real-world web application using NodeJS, Express, and MongoDB.

You’ll start with using the Jade template library and Bootstrap framework to create clean and maintainable code for your app. You will then see how to put MongoDB to work, store data for your app, and incorporate best-practices such as modularization. You’ll go beyond the basics to include authentication, test-driven-development, and powerful time-saving tools to get the app ready for deploying. You will also explore CSS preprocessors and create RESTful services that make the best of MVC libraries and add that extra edge to your app.

After completing this series, you’ll be ready to start building and deploying web applications of your own.

About the Author

  • Matthew Nuzum has been developing web applications since 1999 and worked for several start-ups including Canonical, makers of Ubuntu, as well as Fortune 500 companies. He has a passion for helping others learn new technologies and has written numerous tutorials and help documents as well as running a web-focused user group based in his hometown of Des Moines. 

Basic knowledge
  • This robust framework helps you utilize the JavaScript knowledge to build powerful APIs that suit your need for fast-paced web app development

What will you learn
  • Manage dependencies and automate common tasks effectively with Node.js and NPM
  • Use the Jade template and keep your markup clean and simple
  • Utilize CSS pre-processors such as Stylus, Sass, and Less to speed up your app’s CSS development
  • Get the best storage features with a fast document-based database, for example, MongoDB, and MongooseJS, a powerful yet easy to use library
  • Enable authentication using standard measures and extend it to allow Facebook or Twitter logins
  • Create modules to keep your code clean, reusable, and easy to manage
  • Incorporate test-driven development tools to automate the testing of your application
  • Create RESTful services compatible with client-side MVC libraries such as Angular, Backbone, and Ember
  • Get a lot more with additional popular tools such as, SailsJS, and the Ghost blogging platform
Course Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 37 Total Duration: 02:27:44

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